Hatteras
North Carolina, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Hatteras, NC

The first month of the spring, March, is a comfortable month in Hatteras, North Carolina, with average temperature varying between 42.8°F (6°C) and 60.8°F (16°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a cool 53.6°F (12°C) in February, to a comfortable 60.8°F (16°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 42.8°F (6°C).

Rainfall

In Hatteras, it is raining for 10 days, with typically 4.2" (106mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Hatteras, during the entire year, the rain falls for 113 days and collects up to 53.3" (1355mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In Hatteras, the average water temperature is 62.6°F (17°C). For most, swimming in 62.6°F (17°C) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 69.8°F (21°C) to 59°F (15°C).

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day is 12h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

In Hatteras, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in March in Hatteras?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Hatteras, North Carolina, is 60.8°F (16°C), while the average low-temperature is 42.8°F (6°C).

How many days does it rain in March in Hatteras?

In Hatteras, North Carolina, in March, it is raining for 10 days, with typically 4.2" (106mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the ocean temperature in March in Hatteras?

In March, the average ocean temperature in Hatteras, North Carolina, is 62.6°F (17°C). Swimming in 62.6°F (17°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

How many hours of daylight does Hatteras have in March?

In March, the average length of the day is 12h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Hatteras?

The average sunshine in March is 7h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Hatteras?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Hatteras, NC
  • Average high temperature in March: 61°F

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (86°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (52°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 43°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (72°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (36°F).

Average rainfall in March - Hatteras, NC
  • Average rainfall in March: 4.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (5.9").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (3.3").

Average rainfall days in March - Hatteras, NC
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (11 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September, October and November (8 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Hatteras, NC
  • Average sea temperature in March: 63°F

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July and August (81°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (61°F).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Hatteras, NC
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h

Months with most sunshine are April, May, June, July and August (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in March - Hatteras, NC
  • Average UV index in March: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 3).